Aug 05, 2022

Police: Mortar shell started grass fire at Kansas park

Posted Aug 05, 2022 9:00 AM
Photos Wichita Parks and Rec
Photos Wichita Parks and Rec

SEDGWICK COUNTY —Authorities are investigating vandalism at Evergreen Park, 2700 Woodland N, in Wichita.

Just after 12:30a.m. Wednesday, a black car drove through the park and a passenger in the vehicle threw a mortar shell out the window starting a grass fire on the west side of the park, according to a social media report Wichita Parks and Recreation.

The Fire Department put out the fire. If you recognize this vehicle or have any information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111 or online at